ballast water treatment

Thursday, May 30, 2013
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Invasive Green Crabs are Eating Their Way North into Maine

By Dave Sherwood FREEPORT, Maine, May 30 (Reuters) – An invasion of European green crabs, encouraged by rising ocean temperatures, is eating its way

May 30, 2013
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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

U.S. Coast Guard Lists AMS Accepted Ballast Water Treatment Systems

The U.S. Coast Guard announced Tuesday the acceptance of nine ballast water treatment systems as Alternate Management Systems

April 16, 2013
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Tuesday, April 2, 2013

EPA Finalizes New Vessel General Permit to Protect U.S. Waters from Invasive Species

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued a final vessel general permit regulating discharges from commercial vessels, including

April 2, 2013
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Wednesday, January 23, 2013
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Engineering News

MHI and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Receive Conceptual Approval for Containerized Ballast Water Treatment System

TOKYO – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), working jointly with Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL), has developed installation technology of a ballast

January 23, 2013
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Thursday, September 27, 2012
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Engineering News

A Few Minutes with Tom Kirk from the American Bureau of Shipping [INTERVIEW]

Amid the throngs of maritime professionals from around the world and the huge expanse of the 2012 SMM Hamburg conference, I sat down with the American Bureau

September 27, 2012
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Monday, September 17, 2012

IMO Secretary-General Talks Ballast Water Regs, Cruise Ship Safety

Editor’s Note: The following is a briefing on the keynote address given by International Maritime Organization Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu at last

September 17, 2012
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Monday, July 30, 2012
Press Releases

ICS Raises Concerns Over Upcoming Ballast Water Regs

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), which represents all sectors and trades and over 80% of the world merchant fleet, has called on the International

July 30, 2012
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Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Wärtsilä Broadens Ballast Water Management Offerings

Wärtsilä says it’s now offering the widest range of ballast water management systems (BWMS) in the market following an agreement with Canada-based

June 6, 2012
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Saturday, March 17, 2012

USCG Unveils Long-Awaited Final Rule for Ballast Water Discharges and Treatment

The U.S. Coast Guard said Friday that it will publish a long-awaited final rule for standards for living organisms in ships’ ballast water discharged

March 17, 2012
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Thursday, February 2, 2012
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Maersk Forms Joint Venture to help Protect Marine Ecosystems

Vessels traversing the world’s oceans carry ballast tanks filled with seawater to ensure stability, trim and structural integrity. However, the water in

February 2, 2012
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Thursday, October 23, 2008

Ballast Free Ships

University of Michigan researchers are investigating a radical new design for cargo ships that would eliminate ballast tanks, the water-filled compartments

October 23, 2008
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Saturday, September 20, 2008
Ship Design

Preventing Oil Spills – Alternatives To Double Hull Ship Design

OPA 90, the legislation enacted after the Exxon Valdez incident mandated double hull technology, essentially wrapping a second hull around the first, on all

September 20, 2008
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